News Digest Item
01 Aug 2017

“Biggest worry of Germans ahead of elections is climate change”

Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung

More than two-thirds of Germans are most worried about climate change ahead of the general elections in September, according to a representative survey by Kantar Emnid commissioned by Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (WAZ). The “surprising result” showed that 71 percent of respondents said they worried about climate change, followed by 65 percent who worried about new wars and 63 percent about terror attacks, writes WAZ. Respondents were confronted with seven topics: climate change, new wars, terror attacks, criminality, old-age poverty, immigration and unemployment; multiple answers were allowed.

Read the article in German here.

For background, read the CLEW dossier Vote2017 - German elections and the Energiewende.

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